A record breaking run is in the wind for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race

SAILING - Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Regatta Yacht Race 2016
5/8/2016
ph. Andrea Francolini
WILD OATS XI While the weather forecast for the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart on Boxing Day suggests it will be “a typical Hobart”, where fast downwind will be brought to an abrupt halt by a stiff southerly change, the bigger picture leaves little doubt supermaxi Wild Oats XI’s race record time for the 628 nautical mile classic could be lowered by some three hours, possibly more. (more…)
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Garmin Marine in 2017

Garmin Marine in 2017 Garmin is preparing for another big year in 2017, with its already expansive marine product line-up set to grow again. The latest marine gear is expected to hit our shores early in the New Year. Here’s a sneak peek at some of it… (more…)
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New Model Announcement – Lightweight F90

New Model Announcement - Lightweight F90 Yamaha Motor Australia is excited to announce the release of the all new four-stroke 90 horsepower outboard engine, the new lightweight F90. (more…)
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MARITIMO MAKES AUST-NZ CROSSING LOOK EASY

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Honda Marine Introduces 3 New Portable Outboards

Honda Marine Introduces 3 New Portable Outboards After the upgrade of the world famous BF2.3, Honda Marine continues to strengthen its line up of portable engines with the exciting launch of three new portable outboards; the BF4 (4hp), BF5 (5hp) and BF6 (6hp). These little beauties are packed with the very latest in Honda’s technologies. The BF4, BF5 & BF6 range has been developed specifically to fill a boating niche, the best thing about this range is that they are incredibly portable, easy to start, and more comfortable to operate and will now go for longer! (more…)
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New Garmin GPSMAP models on the way in 2017

New Garmin GPSMAP models on the way in 2017 Garmin is announcing the release of several new products at this week’s the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, among them new GPSMAP models set to arrive in the New Year. (more…)
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Volvo Penta Easy Drain wins 2016 IBEX Innovation Award

Volvo Penta Easy Drain wins 2016 IBEX Innovation Award Volvo Penta received an IBEX Innovation Award for the patent-pending Volvo Penta Easy Drain, the first gasoline sterndrive raw water engine-draining system that can be activated with a single knob, whether the boat is in or out of the water. (more…)
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Adam Brown joins the crew at Nautilus

nautilus-marine-insurance Nautilus Marine is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Brown (Brownie) to the crew supporting the growth of the wider Nautilus insurance portfolio. (more…)
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HUDSON BAY RANGE EXPANDS AND EVOLVES

HUDSON BAY RANGE EXPANDS AND EVOLVES Gold Coast based Clipper Motor Yachts is releasing an expanded range of Hudson Bay sedan motor yachts initially with Clipper's largest sedan ever built. (more…)
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Volvo Penta presents its new 8-liter marine diesel engine to a global public audience for the first time in Sydney

Volvo Penta Sydney Volvo Penta presents its new 8-liter marine diesel engine to a global public audience for the first time in Sydney (more…)
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BOATER’S PARADISE AT THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Sydney Boat Show 2016 Australians with a passion for the outdoors are set for a treat when the Sydney International Boat Show opens on Thursday. Scheduled to run for 5 days from 28 July to 1 August, it is an annual pilgrimage that has delivered joy to generations of boaties. (more…)
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World Premiere Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht at Sydney International Boat Show

World Premiere Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht at Sydney International Boat Show Australia’s luxury motor yacht builder Riviera is preparing to roll out the red carpet for visitors to its stunning on-water luxury showcase at the 2016 Sydney International Boat Show from 28 July-1 August 2016. (more…)
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